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Energy Efficiency  -  January 27, 2017

Arena lighting retrofit to yield $1.3M in savings

The American Airlines Center near Dallas recently completed a lighting retrofit plan that is expected to reduce the arena's energy consumption by 66% percent, resulting in $1.26 million in energy savings over the project's lifetime.
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Solar  -  January 26, 2017

NYC health system installs 'solar wall' at Bronx facility

New York City-based health care system Urban Health Plan has installed an innovative solar project at one of its facilities in the Bronx that is expected to reduce its energy costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Regulation  -  January 26, 2017

Massachusetts lawmakers float 100% renewables goal

Massachusetts is already among a growing number of U.S. states that are pushing forward in the transition to a cleaner energy portfolio, but a new bill proposed by a group of state representatives could help nudge it to the top of the list.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 25, 2017

Apple reaches deal for 200 MW of new Nevada solar

Apple announced Jan. 25 that it reached an agreement with Nevada utility NV Energy to build 200 MW of additional solar energy in the state by early 2019.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 25, 2017

Views from the top: Procter & Gamble sees success in linking climate, energy goals

In this Smart Energy Decisions exclusive, Steve Skarda, Procter & Gamble's global climate and energy leader, discusses the company's decision to align its energy management and climate goals, and how its strategy for pursuing renewable energy has evolved over time.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 25, 2017

Iron Mountain inks Texas wind energy supply contract

Storage and information management services company Iron Mountain Inc. has entered into a new renewable energy supply agreement to fufill a portion of the electrical load for its Texas operations.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 24, 2017

GM makes big strides in supply chain GHG reductions

After engaging with its supply chain regarding greenhouse gas reduction efforts, General Motors reported Jan. 24 that those who responded have reduced carbon emissions in total by 90 million metric tons, saving a cumulative $23 billion.
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Distributed Generation  -  January 24, 2017

IKEA completes 4th California biogas fuel cell project

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA recently completed the installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 23, 2017

NC lawmakers ask Trump to halt Amazon wind farm

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina have asked officials in the Trump administration to oppose, as is, an almost completed $400 million wind project that Amazon Web Services expects to buy clean energy from.
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Power Prices  -  January 23, 2017

EIA: Natural gas prices set to rise in 2017, 2018

The U.S. Energy Information Agency expects natural gas prices to be higher in 2017 and 2018 to be higher than they were in 2016.
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